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Private Bucharest Food & Culture Tour (4-5 hrs)

Romanian traditional mici mititei

Tour type: food & drink, local life, culture

Tour information

DURATION
4-5 hours 

PRICE
120 EUR/1 person
130 EUR/2 people
140 EUR/3 people
please inquire for larger groups

WHAT’S INCLUDED
– Samples of savory pastries at local artisan bakery
– Samples of sweets at pastry shop
– A platter of handcrafted cheese, meats and traditional Romanian goodies at local deli store
– Private tour guide
– Hotel pick-up and drop-off for up to 4 people. For more than 4 people, we may meet to a pre-agreed upon location.

NOT INCLUDED
You may like to purchase bottles of wine, sweets and local deli

ADD-ONS
– Wine tasting (+20-25 EUR/person for tasting of 5 premium Romanian wines)
– Lunch or dinner at traditional Romanian restaurant (you pay what you choose, +20 EUR/person approximately)

Overview

I invite you to this excellent food & culture tour, perfect for those seeking to experience the local culture through the traditional and typical local food, while discovering some of Bucharest’s most important sights and landmarks. The different stops will take you around the central area of the city that includes the emblematic Calea Victoriei and the enticing Old Town. I will point out the important sites, architectural highlights and local hot spots.

Along the way we visit at least a bakery, a deli store and a pastry shop. If you love craft beer we will stop to a popular craft beer bar to try out artisan Romanian beer, and if you prefer coffee, Bucharest has cool and trendy cafes perfect to take a relaxing break over a cup of delicious coffee.

For wine lovers who like to add a wine tasting to the tour, this is a chance to discover and taste some of the ‘amazing’ Romanian wines.

Reminders:

  • This is ideally a walking tour (around 3 km, or 2 miles). If walking would be a problem, please let me know and I will adapt the tour for you.
  • Please let me know about any food allergies.

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Highlights

  • • sample handcrafted cheese, meats and traditional Romanian goodies at a delicatessen store
  • • sample savory pastries at artisan bakery
  • • sample sweet delights at legendary confectionery and pastry shop
  • • discover central Bucharest, with some of the most important landmarks including stops/visits to cultural restaurants and local favorite spots
  • • learn about Bucharest/Romanian history and food culture

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What to expect

– We start the tour from a busy commercial central area, and have our first stop to an artisan bakery to sample traditional savory pastries. Then, visit a local family-run delicatessen store and taste fine cheese, charcuterie and Romanian traditional treats. Learn about different types of Romanian cheese, typical local food, eating habits, Romanian cuisine and seasonal staple foods.

– Then, we have a walk through downtown Bucharest, passing some of the most important historical and cultural landmarks. Along the way we stop to a famous cultural cafe and pastry shop and sample delicious sweets.

– End up the tour with a leisure stroll around the pedestrian Old Town, Bucharest’s trendy entertainment hub packed with cafes and restaurants. Discover some more landmarks and get tips for the best cafes, restaurants and local favorite hot spots. 


To request a guided tour or get more information, please use the form below. I will answer every message personally within the next 24 hours, providing details of availability, booking and payment. 
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